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Soil Microorganisms

Post  donnainzone5 on 4/24/2013, 1:08 pm

I've been trying to convince an "old row gardener" friend of mine of the virtues of SFG.

He doesn't understand where necessary soil microorganisms come from with Mel's Mix. In fact, he even asked what we used, chewing gum?

It seems to me that these microorganisms are present in organic material, such as compost.

Can any one chime in on this subject?

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Post  Boz on 4/24/2013, 1:56 pm

According to the book "Teaming With Microbes" Compost contains the key soil food web organisms and hold as well as cycle plant nutrients.
I highly recommend the book.

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Post  donnainzone5 on 4/24/2013, 2:16 pm

Thanks!

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